Source: Duty Nobly Done Roll of Honour.
Wounded by shell bursting in billet on July 9, 1917 (Dewar billet?).
This soldier enlisted with the 18th Battalion at Stratford, Ontario on October 24, 1915. He was a single labourer of of 18 years age.
After training in London, Ontario as the 18th Battalion formed, he embarked for England aboard the SS Grampian on April 18, 1915.
He suffered a GSW to his ankle on December 2, 1915, and was invalided to England for treatment. He returned to the 18th Battalion on June 6, 1917, and served with it until wounded by an German shell bursting in his billet on July 9, 1917.
He was transported to No. 6 Casualty Clearing Station where the nature of his wounds did not allow for successful treatment and movement to a rear echelon hospital. He succumbed to his wounds on July 16, 1917.